Heritage Gems


Boyle Abbey

An impressive and well preserved Cistercian Monastery which was founded in the 12th century under the patronage of the local ruling family, the MacDermotts. 

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Derryglad Folk Museum

This captivating family run museum displays over 6000 items telling the history, heritage and folk cultureof our past.

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Douglas Hyde Centre

The Douglas Hyde Interpretative centre is an exhibition and information centre dedicated to this remarkable man – the first President of Ireland. 

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Elphin Windmill

This fully restored, working, 18th century windmill, the oldest of it's kind in the country, was perfectly located to harness the winds sweeping over the plains of Elphin

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Famine Museum Strokestown

The Famine Museum is located in the original Stable Yards of Strokestown Park House. It was designed to commemorate the history of the famine of Ireland and in some way to balance the history of the 'Big House' 

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Hells Kitchen Bar & Museum

Love railways ? Then you will love Hell's Kitchen Bar and Railway Museum which boasts the largest private collection of rail memorabilia in Ireland.  

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Rathcroghan Visitor Centre

Experience the home of Celtic warrior Queen Maeve, Goddess Morrigan, the Tain (Cattle Raid of Cooley), and the inaugural seat of Gaelic Royalty - Rathcroghan has been the land of legends for over 5000 years.   Located in the Medieval village of Tulsk, just 45 minutes from Knock Airport, we are the only official Rathcroghan Visitor Centre for all your professionaly guided tours of the Rathcroghan Complex.

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In Irish: Rinn Dúin, in English Rindoon or Randown. This is a fascinating remains of an Anglo-Norman castle and walled town.

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Roscommon Abbey

More than 750 years ago, Felim O Conor, King of Connacht, established the Abbey of Roscommon on the outskirts of the old town of the same name. 

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Roscommon Castle

Roscommon Castle was built in 1269 by Robert de Ufford, Justiciciar of Ireland, on lands he had seized from the Augustinian Priory. It is a a dramatic and imposing ... 

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Holy Trinity Church

Castlerea Community Arts Group Ltd is working to safeguard, restore and sensitively rejuvenate a building of great architectural, cultural and historical significance – Holy Trinity Church, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon. 

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Supported By

This project received grant aid from Roscommon LEADER Partnership Rural Development Programme which is financed by the Irish Government under the Rural Development Programme Ireland 2007-2013 and by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development:Europe investing in Rural Areas.